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Brazil begins privatisation process of the Ports of Santos, San Sebastian

Coronavirus hits Brazil’s busiest port

  Brazilian port workers are starting to fall ill as the coronavirus pandemic reaches one of Latin America’s busiest shipping hubs. At least three privately-run...

Brazil begins privatisation process of the Ports of Santos, San Sebastian

Brazil begins privatisation process of the Ports of Santos, San Sebastian

  The Brazilian Ministry of Infrastructure has signed a contract with the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) to carry out studies on new...

Samsung Heavy stops operation over worker’s death 

Samsung Heavy to pay $75m fine over bribery scheme in Brazil

  Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has agreed to pay a global penalty of more than $75m to resolve the US government’s investigation into the shipbuilder’s...

Nigeria, S/Africa, Brazil – The 3 worst countries to live in

Nigeria, S/Africa, Brazil – The 3 worst countries to live in

  Nigeria has been adjudged to be the third most dangerous place to live in the world according to a report by InterNations. In a post on Twitter on Wednesday, the...

Port of Rotterdam appoints new COO at Pecém, Brazil

Port of Rotterdam appoints new COO at Pecém, Brazil

The Port of Rotterdam said it has appointed Corné Hulst as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Port of Pecém, Brazil.  The new COO of the joint venture has...

Iran grain ships stuck in Brazil without fuel due to U.S. sanctions

Iran grain ships stuck in Brazil without fuel due to U.S. sanctions

Two Iranian vessels have been stranded for weeks at Brazilian ports, unable to head back to Iran due to lack of fuel, which state-run oil firm Petrobras refuses to sell...

Rift between Customs, PIA intensifies over $1.6m smuggled heroin

39kg of cocaine found on Brazil president’s plane

A Brazilian air force officer travelling with President Jair Bolsonaro’s G20 team has been arrested after being caught with 39 kilograms of cocaine. The officer was...

Air Peace seeks FG's buffer for local carriers

Air Peace orders $2.1bn aircraft from Brazil plane manufacturer

Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer SA on Wednesday said it has signed a firm order for 10 E195-E2 jets worth $2.12 billion with an indigenous airline, Air Peace....

Air Peace seeks FG's buffer for local carriers

Air Peace orders $2.1bn aircraft from Brazil plane manufacturer

By Jite Eriabie with Agency Report Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer SA on Wednesday said it has signed a firm order for 10 E195-E2 jets worth $2.12 billion with...

U.S. urges Brazil to remove tariffs on ethanol exports

U.S. urges Brazil to remove tariffs on ethanol exports

United States Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, Ted McKinney, has urged Brazil to consider lifting tariffs imposed on...

Venezuela files WTO complaint over Colombia's fuel import rules

Brazil okays WTO action over Indian sugarcane subsidies

The Brazilian trade ministry said its government has approved consultations at the World Trade Organization (WTO), regarding subsidies it says India gives to cane...

Brazil: Armed men board containership to hide cocaine 

Brazil: Armed men board containership to hide cocaine 

Five armed pirates boarded a containership owned by Hamburg Süd in Santos anchorage, Brazil. The incident on board Cap San Marco occurred Sunday morning (December 2),...